An American Tail ( 1986 )


A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought he'd have to deal with again but also the loneliness of being away from home.


The central theme of the movie is the importance of family and the lengths one will go to in order to reunite with loved ones.

The story highlights the importance of not giving up, even in the face of overwhelming odds.

The main character, Fievel, shows notable bravery as he navigates a new and challenging world in search of his family.


The movie promotes a sense of hope, even during difficult times, as the characters continually strive for a better future.

Throughout his journey, Fievel makes new friends who support him in his quest, highlighting the value of building and maintaining supportive relationships.

fear 6/10

The movie features scenes where the main character, a young mouse, faces various threats and dangers, which might be scary for younger children.

dark 5/10

Certain themes in the movie, such as separation from family and the challenges of immigration, have a more serious tone that could be unsettling for some children.

violence 4/10

There are moments of mild animated violence, including scenes where characters are in peril and some physical confrontations occur.